Last week I took the AZ-400 exam and I passed succesfully. This exam counts for the Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert certification track. I found this exam quite challeging because it leans heavily on your dev experience. I’m not a very experienced developer so some topics were challeging. Nevertheless
If you currently use PowerCLI to automate basic tasks with pre-defined scripts, you’ll already know how powerful automation can be. However, taking the next step and customizing scripts to carry out tasks specifically designed for your needs opens a whole new world of opportunities. This new eBook from Altaro takes
Azure Automation State Configuration is an Azure service that allows you to write, manage and compile PowerShell Desired State Configuration and assign them to target nodes. Just like in an on oremise environment you can easily manage (virtual) machines running on Azure and also On Premise. Using DSC it’s possible
Recently I ran into an issue on a project I’m working on. The customer has a Linux virtual machine running on Azure with a large data disk (20 TB). I knew – but forgot to remember – that Azure Backup doesn’t support disks larger then 4 TB (more info here).
When you have – like me – multiple Azure subscriptions and they all have the same subscription name (something like Visual Studio Enterprise – MPN for example ) it can be difficult to separate them. I advice you to rename your subcriptions and give them a clear name to identify
In this blogpost I shall describe how you add an extra data disk to your Linux VM running on Azure. Step 1 Add a new disk to your Linux VM using the Azure Portal Choose Add data disk to add an extra data disk and choose create data disk. For
Recently I deployed some VMs on Azure. There was a small change to the naming convention afterwards so I wanted to rename the created VMs. This is how you can do this After a couple of minutes (depending on the size of the VM) the newly created server with the
After an extended period of testing in the Release Preview ring, Microsoft has finally started rolling out the May 2019 Update to Windows 10 users, albeit in a “measured and throttled” way. You might be able to get it now by going through Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update or, failing that, via the Media Creation tool.
This is how you can encrypt your Azure virtual machine disks : az vm encryption enable –resource-group “ResourceGroupOfVM” –name “VMName” –disk-encryption-keyvault “/KeyVaultResourceIDHere” –volume-type All You can find your keyvault Resource ID here : The reason that I used the Resource id instead of the keyvault name is that now